Natasha Wade

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This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

The Brain

I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

Homework

How to invest like… Jean Paul Getty, once the richest man in the world

Once named the richest man in the world, Jean Paul Getty was said to be the first billionaire. But how did he amass – and keep – that wealth?<p>Getty has recently shot to the public’s attention once again after the release of the film <i>All the Money in the World</i> – about his life and his grandson’s …

Investing

5 Stocks I'll Hold Forever

I'm 35 and I could see these stocks in my portfolio even at 80.<p>I own a few dozen stocks in my own portfolio, and while I'm definitely a long-term …

If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be Doing

You've been working out, eating healthy, and losing weight, but you're still not seeing progress in your midsection. What gives? If you can't seem to …

23 Snacks That Burn Fat

What you eat between meals matters more than you think. These choices boost metabolism and help you lose weight fast.

Healthy Eating

This Is the Easiest 30-Minute, Equipment-Free Workout Ever — No, Seriously

If you're a newbie just starting your fitness journey, you're probably looking to keep it slow and steady. This 30-minute workout is the perfect routine for beginners, exercising your entire body and jump-starting your metabolism in 15 easy moves — and because it requires no equipment, you can do …

Workouts

The alt-right’s top news site still has Google and other ad companies keeping it afloat

AppNexus, a major provider of automated online ads for publishers, recently banned the “alt-right” news website Breitbart from using its ad-serving tool, citing violations of its rules against hate speech. But Google still feeds ads to the controversial outlet, and it appears that automated systems …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

The talent trap: why try, try and trying again isn’t the key to success

The idea of “grit” speaks to our deepest wishes: we all want to believe in our own limitless potential, and that of our children.<p>Angela Lee Duckworth …

7 Behaviors That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Productivity is purposefully and consistently moving in a desired direction.<p>Productivity is not doing lots of stuff fast.<p>You can do lots of stuff and get nowhere closer to your ideal. Most people are living their lives this way. They are burning themselves out running in a million different …

4 Misconceptions About Personal Branding You Need To Abandon Right Now

If you’re in any corner of technology or marketing, you need to widen your web presence beyond LinkedIn.<p>When I was a kid I hated pizza. I told myself that it made me sick, a lie I blindly clung to until I was 12 years old. Then I tried a slice and it was, of course, delicious.<p>I was instantly …

6 Tips to Successfully Transition From Your Day Job to Your Own Business

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Many of you reading this right now are working for someone else — helping someone else build their …

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

All the Books You Desperately Need to Add to Your 'To Read' Pile This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means there’s no TV on, which means it’s finally time to dig into those books you’ve been saving for your weekends, …

10 Success lessons from Travis Kalanick - “CEO of Uber” for entrepreneurs

Share19<p>Tweet<p>Share56<p>+12<p>Shares 77<p>Travis Kalanick is a well-known American young entrepreneur CEO, and the great man behind the Uber. He earned a great …

Entrepreneurship

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately | Inc.com

Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are you have at least a few bad communication habits that are driving people crazy.<p>Take …

11 Amazing Lessons for Success From an Entrepreneur Who Hit It Big at 36 | Inc.com

At 21, newly back from working with the poor in Ecuador, Bryan Johnson had already decided to become an entrepreneur and not an employee. His goal was to retire young with enough money to make the world a better place. By 36, he had done just that.<p>In an onstage interview last week with <i>Inc.</i> …

Entrepreneurship

6 Psychology Hacks You Need To Know To Be A Better Marketer

In order to be successful in marketing you have to be able to do more than learn a script, describe a product and use rebuttals. Your audience needs to understand how the product works and how it will make tasks easier. Showing your audience how a product will benefit them entices them to listen …

Marketing

These 4 rituals will make you an expert at anything

We hear a lot about "10,000 hours" being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

6 Tips To Become A Great Cook In 1 Month

So, you finally realized that you will have to do some cooking for yourself? You should feel glad that you are thinking about making this step in …

Avoid these things at all cost when picking a business name

If you’re struggling to pick a name for your business, you’re not alone.<p>With every day that passes, there are new complexities at play. For one, you’ll need the perfect domain name that’s easy to remember and find. And with so many different domain options available, you’ll want to choose the one …

This Woman Read 500 Self-Help Books (So You Don't Have To) | Inc.com

These days, no one suffers from a shortage of reading material. From great online content to endless book recommendations and must-read lists, most of us struggle to fit in all the reading we want to do rather than locate cool stuff to check out.<p>One solution is to read more. (You can do it no …

Here's How to Get a Stomach That's Toned AF in 28 Days

All it takes is five minutes a day.<p>Real talk: It takes more than a couple o' crunches to sculpt a rock-solid stomach. But you can give your belly some sexy definition without quitting your day job. All it takes is five minutes a day and this efficient fitness plan.<p>In this plan, you'll perform one …

Workouts

Clear Your Mind by Breaking Your Worries Into Three Categories

Worries, fears, and errant thoughts can get the best of any of us at times. When your mind feels overwhelmed and cluttered, try this procedure for …

5 Secrets to Improve Learning and Memory

I’ve already posted a research round-up on becoming an expert at anything. That was focused on the big picture of how to master something over a …

Victoria's Secret Angels Workout: The Models' Full-Body Pilates Workout

If you've ever wondered how the Victoria's Secret Angels stay in shape, consider this an early holiday present: Gina Papalia and Angilique Campbell of Grasshopper Pilates—the force behind the Angels' killer bodies—shared the models' workout secrets for sculpted arms, toned abs, and a rockin' …

Secret Teacher: I dare not tell anyone about my personality disorder

You know me, you’ve seen me at parents’ evenings. I’m the teacher at the next desk – the popular one, the one you all want to teach your children because the progress made in my class is phenomenal. I’m a damn good teacher and everyone knows it.<p>What you don’t know is that I have a mental health …

Mental Health